Acroreiidae

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Acroreiidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Siphonarioidea
Family: Acroreiidae
Cossmann, 1893
Genera

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Acroreiidae is an extinct family of air-breathing snails, pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Siphonariidae. The living siphonariids are all marine pulmonates, false sea limpets that breathe air.

Taxonomy[edit]

The Acroreiidae family is classified in the informal group, Basommatophora (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

The family Acroreiidae has no subfamilies.

Genera[edit]

The type genus is Acroreia Cossmann, 1885

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